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UN Official: Uganda May Lose AIDS Research Center If “Kill Gays” Bill Passes

Jim Burroway

December 14th, 2009

From Pink News:

Uganda may lose the chance to host a major AIDS research institution if its parliament passes a bill against homosexuality, a United Nations official has said. Catherine Hankins, the chief scientific advisor for UNAIDS, suggested that her organisation and the World Health Organisation (WHO) could take a decision on the location of the institution depending on whether the bill passes.

The African AIDS Vaccine Programme (AAVP) is slated to be relocated from Geneva, Switzerland, to Entebbe. But if the bill passes, UNAIDS and WHO will revisit that decision.

Click here to see BTB\’s complete coverage of the past year’s anti-gay developments in Uganda.



December 15th, 2009 | LINK

Here’s to hoping that Uganda looses the rest of the aid that it has been receiving.

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